Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British steam merchant Petrel.

Aboard Petrel when hit on 26 Sep 1941

You can click on any of the names for possible additional information

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBanton, Edward Walter, Merchant NavyDeck BoyPetrel
BritishCampbell, Harry, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Petrel +
BritishCarney, Thomas, RN30Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Petrel +
BritishFowler, Arthur William, Merchant Navy23GreaserPetrel +
BritishFreshwater, Stanley, Merchant Navy36Chief Engineer OfficerPetrel +
BritishHaynes, Arthur Galpin, Merchant Navy37Chief StewardPetrel +
BritishHill, Eric James, Merchant Navy27SailorPetrel +
BritishHopkins, William, Merchant Navy17Assistant StewardPetrel +
BritishHyland, Martin, Merchant Navy33Fireman and TrimmerPetrel +
BritishJeffery, Charles, Merchant Navy45CookPetrel +
BritishJones, William, Merchant Navy18Galley BoyPetrel +
BritishKlemp, John William, Merchant NavyMasterPetrel
BritishMaidment, Clifford, Merchant Navy15Deck BoyPetrel +
BritishMercer, Robert, RN27Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Petrel +
BritishMoore, William, Merchant Navy63Lamp Trimmer and Able SeamanPetrel +
BritishNelson, William Richard, Merchant Navy31Fireman and TrimmerPetrel +
BritishPeters, Joseph, Merchant Navy43CarpenterPetrel +
BritishRose, Alexander Henry, Merchant Navy57Second Engineer OfficerPetrel +
BritishSmart, Stanley Gilbert, Merchant Navy31Passenger (DBS)Stork, Petrel +
BritishSmith, George F., Merchant Navy42DonkeymanPetrel +
BritishTaylor, William Harold, Merchant Navy30Third Engineer OfficerPetrel +
BritishTyson, John Parker, Merchant Navy19Fireman and TrimmerPetrel +
BritishWeeden, Harold, Merchant Navy21Fireman and TrimmerPetrel +, Lapwing +
BritishWhitchurch, Walter James, Merchant Navy25Fireman and TrimmerPetrel +
BritishWillis, Robert George, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerPetrel +
BritishWoodhouse, J.W., Merchant NavyChief OfficerPetrel

26 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

People missing from this listing? Or perhaps additional information?
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